Vikings QB Brett Fave has been elevated to the 45-man game-day roster against the Bears on Monday, but RB Adrian Peterson will not play.
The Bears will be without SLB Pisa Tinoisamoa for the fourth time in their last five games when they play the Vikings Monday night.
There are a couple significant variables that add intrigue to this game, but neither is powerful enough to swing it in the Vikings' favor.
The Vikings made multiple quarterback moves on Monday in preparation for their game tonight vs. the Bears.
The Vikings will host the Bears Monday night at the University of Minnesota's TCF Bank Stadium, though if it were up to punter Chris Kluwe, the game would be held at a different venue.
While its worst days could be behind it, Bears ORG Roberto Garza told PFW he's not satisfied with the performance of the offensive line.
Take a quick stroll down memory lane with PFW for a recap of the Bears' Week 15 contests in each of the last five seasons.
Here is the injury report for the Week 15 Monday-night game, Chicago at Minnesota, showing the status of each injured player.
Here's another key matchup to keep an eye on when the Vikings take on the Bears in Week 15: Bears DE Julius Peppers vs. the Vikings' offensive line.
After earlier being listed as out for Monday night's game against the Bears, Vikings QB Brett Favre now has been upgraded to questionable.
Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier said Saturday that QB Brett Favre has been ruled out for Monday night's game against the Bears and rookie Joe Webb will get his first start.
Vikings WR Percy Harvin is expected to play on Monday night vs. the Bears after seeing a migraine specialist in Arizona to deal with his constant headache problems.
Devin Hester didn't have a return for touchdown against Minnesota in Week 10, but he did put the offense in good field position, returning two kickoffs for 100 yards and two punts for 47 yards in Chicago's 27-13 ...
PFW caught up with Bears ORT Roberto Garza this week and we discussed the Vikings' defensive line, the continuity in personnel on the offensive line and the development of the Bears' starting right tackle, rookie J'Marcus Webb.
TE Greg Olsen has only one catch in each of his past three games and none of the three grabs has resulted in a gain of more than nine yards, but he could be targeted more frequently against Minnesota.